a flaming torch.
a torch for use at night in illuminations, processions, etc.
a large, decorated candlestick.
an ornament having the form of a flaming torch.
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How to use flambeau in a sentence
She passed outward, two others passed in; a dying flambeau showed the features of Iftikhar and Hakem.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
A la pàle lueur d'un magique flambeau S'élève un vil autel dressé sur un tombeau.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements | Nesta H. Webster
In travelling at night, they used to tie one to each great toe; and in fishing and hunting, required no other flambeau.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
The moine flambeau, he that is burning with fervour, would possess Him with his passion like a woman.mile Verhaeren | Stefan Zweig
A red or white Lamarre flambeau consists of a sheet rubber tube filled with one of the above-named compositions.
British Dictionary definitions for flambeau
a burning torch, as used in night processions
a large ornamental candlestick
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